KISS – a framework for learning lessons
You’re probably familiar with KISS as an acronym for ‘keep it simple, stupid’. But Patrick Ottley-O’Connor, the former executive principal of Westhoughton High School and North Liverpool Academy, suggests a new acronym specifically for school recovery:
By using this framework, you can help school leaders focus beyond what's urgent today to what's important tomorrow. Here's how to put it into practice:
What did we do that's worth keeping?
Ask school leaders if they've noticed any changes over the course of the last year that are worth maintaining.
Another example might be if your school participated in a 'hub' during school closures, collaborating with other schools in the area in a